What are the important events that happened on November 28? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 28: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 28 is the 332nd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 33 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 15, 2017 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,511,827,200 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectatriacontadigon’ day.

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Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 83 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 1,803 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 28 Historical Events

  • 1443
    Skanderbeg and his forces liberate Kruja in Middle Albania and raise the Albanian flag.
  • 1582
    In Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway pay a £40 bond for their marriage license.
  • 1821
    Panama Independence Day: Panama separates from Spain and joins Gran Colombia.
  • 1885
    Bulgarian victory in the Serbo-Bulgarian War preserves the Unification of Bulgaria.
  • 1914
    World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.
  • 1917
    The Estonian Provincial Assembly declares itself the sovereign power of Estonia.
  • 1960
    Mauritania becomes independent of France.
  • 1964
    Vietnam War: National Security Council members agree to recommend that U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson adopt a plan for a two-stage escalation of bombing in North Vietnam.
  • 1987
    South African Airways Flight 295 crashes into the Indian Ocean, killing all 159 people on-board.
  • 1989
    Cold War: Velvet Revolution – In the face of protests, the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia announces it will give up its monopoly on political power.

Who were born on November 28?

  • 1489
    Margaret Tudor, wife of James IV of Scotland (d. 1541)
  • 1598
    Hans Nansen, Danish statesman (d. 1667)
  • 1757
    William Blake, British poet (d. 1827)
  • 1810
    William Froude, British naval architect (d. 1879)
  • 1932
    Ray Perkins, Canadian singer (The Crew-Cuts)
  • 1966
    Sam Seder, American comedian
  • 1967
    Stephnie Weir, American comedian
  • 1982
    Chris Harris, British speedway rider
  • 1984
    Joross Gamboa, Filipino actor
  • 1984
    Marc-Andre Fleury, Canadian ice hockey player

Who died on November 28?

  • 1290
    Eleanor of Castile, wife of Edward I of England (b. 1241)
  • 1667
    Jean de Thévenot, French traveller and scientist (b. 1633)
  • 1698
    Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (b. 1622)
  • 1921
    `Abdu'l-Bahá, Persian leader of the Bahá'í Faith (b. 1844)
  • 1963
    Karyn Kupcinet, American actress (b. 1941)
  • 1968
    Enid Blyton, British children’s author (b. 1897)
  • 1977
    Bob Meusel, American baseball player (b. 1896)
  • 1998
    Kerry Wendell Thornley, co-founder of Discordianism (b. 1938)
  • 2000
    Liane Haid, Austrian actress (b. 1895)
  • 2009
    Takeo Kajiwara, Japanese Go player (b. 1923)

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